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paliza

Translation of paliza in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 2 [familiar/colloquial] 2.1 (esfuerzo agotador) fue una paliza de viaje the journey was a real killer ¡menuda paliza tener que ir hasta allá! what a trek to have to go all the way over there! [familiar/colloquial] 2.2 (pesadez, aburrimiento) drag [familiar/colloquial] darle la paliza a algn [familiar/colloquial] to bug sb [familiar/colloquial], to hassle sb [familiar/colloquial] darse la paliza [familiar/colloquial] (trabajando, estudiando) to work one's butt off (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial], , to slog one's guts out (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] [pareja] to be all over each other [familiar/colloquial]

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